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BlockFi welcomes Jennifer Hill to Board of Directors

By Edlyn Cardoza

October 29, 2021

  • Asset Management
  • Blockfi
  • Jennifer Hill

BlockFi, Jennifer Hill, Asset Management, USABlockFi, a crypto-financial services company, recently announced that Jennifer Hill has joined its Board of Directors. Hill joins as the fourth independent non-executive director and will serve as a member of the Audit & Risk Committee.

“I am extremely proud to join BlockFi’s Board at a momentous time of growth for both the company and the broader crypto markets space. Right now, both retail and institutional investors are rapidly incorporating crypto assets into their portfolios, and BlockFi is well-positioned to support mainstream adoption of this exceptionally performing asset class. Even more, I’m excited to be joining a Board that is wholeheartedly invested in BlockFi’s mission of driving financial inclusion and pragmatic innovation in crypto and financial services at large,” said Ms. Hill.

Hill is the Founder and CEO of Murphy Hill Consulting, LLC, where she serves as an independent non-executive director for several companies including Santander Asset Management, Cantor Fitzgerald Europe, Melqart Asset Management, and Arkadia Asset Management. Having expertise in capital markets, insurance, regulation, compliance, strategy and corporate restructuring, Hill also consults on a variety of enterprises within the financial ecosystem including FinTech, payments, cryptocurrency, traditional asset management, risk management, insurance and cybersecurity. Prior to forming MHC, Hill spent 30 years at a number of financial services firms both in New York and London including most recently serving as the Chief Financial Officer of Merrill Lynch & Co. and the wholesale banking division of Bank of America.

“We are very pleased to welcome Jennifer to our Board of Directors. BlockFi’s founding mission has always been to build a bridge between cryptocurrency markets and traditional financial services. Jennifer’s background and expertise embodies that ethos,” said Zac Prince, CEO and Founder of BlockFi. “In particular, Jennifer’s financial and operational expertise coupled with her deep knowledge of the traditional asset management space and strong background in corporate governance make her a natural and highly valuable addition to BlockFi’s Board as the firm continues down a path of measured growth and scale.”

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